Funeral services for Texas snowmobiler Caleb Moore, who died last week in a Colorado hospital after being severely injured in the 2013 Winter X Games, are scheduled for Thursday.
According to an obituary posted on the Pepper Family Funeral Home website, services are scheduled for 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Wheeler, Texas, followed by burial at Wheeler Cemetery.
The family said in a statement that they will hold a private service this week for close friends and family.
Moore died on Jan. 31 after developing complications in his heart and brain from injuries he sustained during the Snowmobile Freestyle finals at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo., when his snowmobile flipped on top of him in a violent crash during competition. He was 25.
The Krum, Texas, native, who has four Winter X Games medals, was completing a back-flip during the Jan. 24 event, when he came up short and the skis on his sled hit the landing, causing theRead More »from Snowmobilier Caleb Moore's Funeral Set for Thursday